Capetown-based artist DALeast is opening a highly anticipated solo show with The Outsiders in Newcastle on the 22nd of November. The title of the show, Redok, comes from a Tibetan phrase meaning “hope and fear,” and represents the emotions the artist tries to show with his works. The main part of this coherent new body of work are six large scale acrylic on canvas pieces on tea stained backgrounds, created over many months. With the largest piece being 200cm tall, and the smallest around 120cm, these will be some […]
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Danish artist, graffiti writer and illustrator, HuskMitNavn (RememberMyName in Danish), recently released a book of drawings – Offline. The title of the book is the artist’s response to the trend of our life moving into the online realm, with help of virtual communication and social networks. A book release was held on the 15th November at Schaefer Grafisk in Copenhagen where 92 original drawings featured in a book were exhibited and available. HuskMitNavn spent most of 2013 working on these drawings using heliography aka a direct copy technique with […]
Alter Street recently profiled artist Jim Houser in his studio and at the gallery for their series of videos shot and edited by OSBX FILMS. In it, the Philadelphia-based artist talks about the his process, visual language, use of the red and blue color, the ideas behind his installation, the city he works in, and more. In association with each video, a limited edition print will be released. This particular one is produced in a run of 50, sized at 16 x 20″, and costs $75 […]
Later today (3:00 PST), David Choe (featured) will be releasing a series of pizza inspired prints from Trapeze Editions. Sized at 22″ x 28″ and costing $149, the images are rendered with Choe’s signature watercolor technique and will come in three variants – the Loaded Edition of 187, the Pepperoni Edition of 23, and the Cheese Edition of 7. The lower run versions will be randomly mailed in place of the Loaded Edition and not only that, Choe will paint random extra pepperonis on the first couple of […]
Coming up on November 16th, Branded Arts will be curating an event to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica (1238 Lincoln Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90404). The night will start at 7pm featuring a print release at the opening from Nick Walker (seen above) entitled The Morning After – Santa Monica which will come in a run of 75. Before the 12 am end, a silent auction will be held for basketballs customized by artists including Kenny Scharf, Nick Walker, Saber, Meggs, Chor […]
Prolific NYC-based artist KAWS has been very active lately showing his paintings & sculptures at art fairs & museums. After the FIAC art fair in France, two museum shows in the US at the PAFA (covered) and Nerman Museum (covered), and only few days before opening a solo show at Galerie Perrotin in NYC, the artist announced the release of a silkscreen prints portfolio on his Instagram. According to the information given, the edition will only be 100 and the release is planned soon via Kawsone.com. As seen on the studio […]
If you missed it last year, tomorrow (October 30) around noon (Eastern Standard Time), Faile will be releasing some more new book covers with imagery from their recent show Les Ballets de Faile (Part I, Part II) at the New York City Ballet in New York. Priced at $1,250, each one will be unique with silk screened images overtop collaged paper as well as float mounted in a white frame. Good luck and head over to Paper Monster tomorrow at the appropriate time if you are interested. Discuss Faile here.
Brazilian street artist Titi Freak recently announced the release of a new print entitled Atmosphera featuring a floating figure with a spray can. The eight color screen print, rendered in his abstract aesthetic and palette mix, is limited to a run of 50. If interested contact the KINGCAP#SP shop at email@example.com. More views of the image below… Discuss Titi Freak here.
Following the recent announcement for the release of the Jeff Koons x Dom Pérignon Sculpture Package (covered here), we were invited to the launch party during Frieze art week in London. For those who can’t afford the £15,500 which includes a mini-Balloon Venus along with the Rosé champagne inside, you can opt for the special Koons boxes of Dom Pérignon Blanc de Blancs (£130) and Rose (£315) sold at a pop-up at Claridge’s. Photo credit: Butterfly.
Two of street art’s finest have come together for a special collaboration for the cover of New York’s The Village Voice. Two variations of the cover were made – one with Banksy’s signature riot police surrounding one of Os Gemeos’ yellow characters and the other cover is the riot policeman in a sea of yellow figures each dressed in a vibrant outfit – some actually wearing shirts paying homage to some of Banksy’s greatest hits. Inside there’s a rare interview with the ever elusive Mr. […]